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PT FOUNDATION MAK NYAH (TRANSGENDER AND TRANSEXUAL) PROGRAM – MALAYSIA

A Community-Based Organization, PT Foundation Mak Nyah works to empower transgender and transsexual people and to foster a supportive, informed community. The Foundation works through the Islamic culture and tradition to counter discrimination by building community alliances. Its primary goal is to alter local cultural perceptions so that transgender and transsexual people are perceived as good Muslims. To this end, the Foundation has assisted transgender and transsexual persons in finding employment. PT Foundation Mak Nyah has achieved remarkable success in overcoming discrimination in educational institutions and other areas of Malaysian society. They have worked to directly improve the lives of sex workers and all people living with HIV through support and improved access to care and treatment.

CONTACT
Sulastri Ariffin; Salima Bin Hamzah
Street Address: No 7C/1, Jalan Ipoh Kecil, off Jalan Raja Laut
Kuala Lumpur, 50350
Malaysia
Téléphone: (60) 03 40 44 46 11
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Website: http://www.ptfmalaysia.org